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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
about, finding a great treasure unknown. >> doreen is the director of the baltimore museum of art. they once had that wren our on display owned by a art patron named sadie may. more than 60 years ago the painting was lifted. >> this is the library's record of the painting, the card saying it was lent here. this notation saying it was stolen from the museum in november of 1951, only five months after the lender, sadie may died. >> reporter: fast forward to 2010, a woman at the harper's ferry flea market is attracted to a nondescript box. >> she paid $7.00 for a cardboard box full of miscellaneous items. >> reporter: including a doll, a plastic cow and the long lost renoir. the purchaser took the painting to an auction house in alexandria, virginia where it's kept now. what happened between high end heist and flea market haggle, over roughly 60 years, is virtually unknown. >> how tough is it to piece together how it might have made that journey? >> i think people feel a painting by a famous artist like renoir ought to be clear. life has so many twists and opportunities. it has frien
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